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Elizabeth Thomas S. Dilks, poet, clubwoman. Recipient Society Distinguished American award, 1976, Christian C. Sanderson Museum, The World Literary Academy England; fellow, International Academy Poets.


Dilks, Elizabeth Thomas S. was born on July 21, 1917 in North Merion, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Jones (Thomas) Shank.


Student Louis Shenk Voice Studios, Philadelphia, 1939-1942, Pison Academy of Appreciation of Arts, Philadelphia, 1941-1943, Taylor College, Philadelphia,1943-1945.


  • Other Work

    • Author (illustrator poetry) His & Hers. Author: A Drop in the Bucket. Contributor poetry to magazines & various anthologies in American poetry, contemporary poets of America.


Fellow International Academy Poets, The World Literary Academy England (honorary). Member Academy American Poets and Writers, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Poets and Writers New York, National League American Pen Women (Philadelphia chapter), International Platform Association, Academy American Poets, Christian C. Sanderson Museum (life), Daughters of the American Revolution (Downtown chapter), Chester County Library, G. Wilson Peale House, Philadelphia. Clubs: WhitfordCountry (Exton, Pennsylvania), Mercedes-Benz of America.


Married John Henry Dilks, June 17, 1945.

Benjamin Shank

Elizabeth Jones (Thomas) Shank

John Henry Dilks